Jessica is a Hebrew girl's name that means "he sees." You've probably seen lots of Jessicas on the big screen already, from Jessica Chastain to Jessica Lange, but baby will be biggest star in your life. This name was created by Shakespeare for The Merchant of Venice, with Jessica being antagonist Shylock's daughter. It could have come from Iscah or Jesca, a name that appeared in the Jewish bible or Christian Old Testament.
Famous People Named Jessica
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- Jessica SimpsonSinger
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